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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Westbrook.

This page contains four sections:

How Far From Westbrook to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Westbrook to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Westbrook to:

  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the Seat of Salt Lake County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Westbrook to Salt Lake City, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the State Capital of Utah, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE). The buggy would take a little over three hours and walking would take four to five hours.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,845 miles [2,969.2 km] to the East (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of three days, a buggy would take 72 days and walking would take 105 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 7,008 miles [11,278.3 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,776 miles [12,514.3 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,755 miles [9,261.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Westbrook ...

We have found 25 communities that share the name Westbrook.

Within Utah, there are 2 communities which are also named Westbrook. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 23 communities in the United States and Canada - with 24 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Utah

Communities outside of Utah


Other Communities Located In Utah

Davis County

Our profile page for Westbrook, Davis County   [Map]
Distance: About 35 miles [56.3 km] to the North

Weber County

Our profile page for Westbrook, Weber County   [Map]
Distance: About 35 miles [56.3 km] to the North


Communities Outside of Utah

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 FloridaMinnesotaPennsylvaniaWashington

Alabama

Dallas County

Our profile page for Westbrook, Dallas County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,477 miles [2,377 km] to the East Southeast

Arkansas

Hempstead County

Our profile page for Westbrook, Hempstead County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,105 miles [1,778.3 km] to the East Southeast

Pulaski County

Our profile page for Westbrook, Pulaski County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,142 miles [1,837.9 km] to the East Southeast

Connecticut

Middlesex County

Our profile page for Westbrook, Middlesex County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,043 miles [3,287.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Westbrook, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,902 miles [3,061 km] to the East Southeast

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Georgia

Laurens County

Our profile page for Westbrook, Laurens County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 1,701 miles [2,737.5 km] to the East

Pickens County

Our profile page for Westbrook, Pickens County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Pickens County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Maine

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Westbrook, Cumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,117 miles [3,407 km] to the East Northeast

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Massachusetts

Hampshire County

Our profile page for Westbrook, Hampshire County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,019 miles [3,249.3 km] to the East Northeast

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Minnesota

Cottonwood County

Our profile page for Westbrook, Cottonwood County   [Map]
Distance: About 874 miles [1,406.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Missouri

Pemiscot County

Our profile page for Westbrook, Pemiscot County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,233 miles [1,984.3 km] to the East

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North Carolina

Alamance County

Our profile page for Westbrook, Alamance County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,774 miles [2,855 km] to the East

Bladen County

Our profile page for Westbrook, Bladen County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,872 miles [3,012.7 km] to the East

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Ontario

Our profile page for Westbrook   [Map]
Distance: About 1,803 miles [2,901.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Pennsylvania

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Westbrook, Lancaster County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lancaster County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Tennessee

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Westbrook, Lincoln County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,430 miles [2,301.4 km] to the East

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Texas

Blanco County

Our profile page for Westbrook, Blanco County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,039 miles [1,672.1 km] to the Southeast

Harris County

Our profile page for Westbrook, Harris County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,200 miles [1,931.2 km] to the Southeast

Jack County

Our profile page for Westbrook, Jack County   [Map]
Distance: About 932 miles [1,499.9 km] to the East Southeast

Mitchell County

Our profile page for Westbrook, Mitchell County   [Map]
Distance: About 833 miles [1,340.6 km] to the Southeast

Wood County

Our profile page for Westbrook, Wood County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,064 miles [1,712.3 km] to the East Southeast

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Virginia

Lynchburg City

Our profile page for Westbrook, Lynchburg City   [Map]
Distance: About 1,761 miles [2,834.1 km] to the East

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Washington

Yakima County

Our profile page for Westbrook, Yakima County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Yakima County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Westbrook ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Angle View   -   Less than 2 miles to the East of Westbrook   [Map]
Best View   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Bowling Green   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Cobblestone   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Coral Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Crown   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Diamondville   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Dixie Valley   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Fox Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Frost   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Georgetown   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Green Tree   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Hall View   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Happy Valley   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Heatherglen   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Hector Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Hector Village   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Horizon   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Indian Village   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Kingsgate   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Landings at Riverbend   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Ledgewood   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Little Trieste   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Marian Meadows   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Meadow Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Meadow Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Meadow View   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Park Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Polaris Gardens   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Quailstone   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Riverbend   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Royal Meadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Skyview   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Spring Valley   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Summerwood   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Sunset Downs   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Valley High   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Valley Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Willow Bay   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Willow Run Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Westbrook. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

Maude Adams     (Born as Maude Kiskadden)
  Actress. She was born in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Monday November 11, 1872 and died in Tannersville (New York) on Friday July 17, 1953 at an age of 80.

Salt Lake City [Map] is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast of Westbrook

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Maude Adams<9>
 
Dr. Grover Sanders Krantz
  Anthropologist. He was born in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Thursday November 5, 1931 and died in Port Angeles (Washington) on Thursday February 14, 2002 at an age of 70.

Salt Lake City [Map] is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast of Westbrook

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. Grover Sanders Krantz
 
Brigham Young
  Religious leader of the Latter Day Saints (LDS). He was born in Whitingham (Vermont) on Monday June 1, 1801 and died in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Wednesday August 29, 1877 at an age of 76. He was buried at Mormon Pioneer Memorial (Utah).

Salt Lake City [Map] is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast of Westbrook

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Brigham Young
 
Loretta Young     (Born as Gretchen Young)
  Oscar winning actress. She was born in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Monday January 6, 1913 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Saturday August 12, 2000 at an age of 87.

Salt Lake City [Map] is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast of Westbrook

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Loretta Young

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Westbrook. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Salt Lake County: www.slco.org/

The official website for State of Utah: www.utah.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Westbrook. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Westbrook) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westbrook. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6374, Longitude: -111.9702     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westbrook have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Westbrook to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 331.975 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.534 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.823 degrees.

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<7>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Westbrook, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<8>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Westbrook could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<9>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Westbrook.



 
 
 

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